Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ain't That America!

Cougar for Congress: Mellencamp urged to run Cougar for Congress: Mellencamp urged to run
By: Nikki Schwab and Tara Palmeri
Washington Examiner
02/16/10 9:00 PM EST
It's no secret Democrats are worried about losing seats in the Senate, and they already are talking big-name recruits.

Since Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., announced Monday that he will not to run for re-election, some are calling for rock icon John Mellencamp to run for his seat.

Several "Draft John Mellencamp for Senate!" Facebook groups have cropped up, and film critic Roger Ebert and the Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel both have advocated for his candidacy.

Ain't that America!

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